Mark Engler "is a writer based in New York City and an analyst with Foreign Policy In Focus. He is author of the forthcoming How to Rule the World: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy (Nation Books, Spring 2008).
"An activist originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Mark has previously worked with the Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress in San José, Costa Rica, and is a member of the National Writers Union (UAW, Local 1881)." 
"An activist originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Mark graduated from Harvard University in 1998, where he studied ethics in the modern West, with a focus on human rights theory and liberation theology. He subsequently worked for the Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress, where he served as a speechwriter and assistant to Dr. Oscar Arias, President of Costa Rica from 1986-1990 and the 1987 Nobel Peace Laureate. Mark has also lived in El Salvador and Guatemala.
"Mark is an experienced public speaker and has been a guest on BBC World News, National Public Radio, and dozens of Pacifica, commercial talk radio, and independent radio stations, addressing issues ranging from CAFTA, debt relief, and the war in Iraq to elections throughout the Americas. Mark serves as a commentator for both the Institute for Public Accuracy and for the Mainstream Media Project.
"Since moving to New York in 2000, Mark has worked as a journalist while also collaborating with several political initiatives, including Cultures of Resistance." 
He is author of How to Rule the World: The Coming Battle Over the Global Economy (Nation Books), selected by the Drum Major Institute as one of the "most interesting and informative progressive books" of 2008. An archive of his work is available at DemocracyUprising.com.